Florence IonStaff Writer, Greenbot

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Florence is a technology journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She covers Android smartphones and tablets and its various forks. She's also written about a variety of other tech-related things for Ars Technica, Maximum PC, Mac|Life, PCGamer, PCWorld, and Nintendo Power.

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10 awesome gift ideas for Android users

Not sure what to get your Android lovin' pals for the holidays this year? We can help.

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Galaxy Tab S2 review: A worthy counterpart for your smartphone

Samsung's second-gen tablet series knocks it out of the park again with solid performance and a lighter-than-Air chassis.


Report: Google in talks to buy Songza

The acquisition would give Google the edge it needs against Apple and Beats.

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Google search update adds recipe filters to help you make dinner tonight

Now you can filter recipe searches by ingredients, how long it takes to make, and how many calories it has.


Why your next smartphone will probably have a Quad HD display

Smartphone display resolutions are going up, and up, and away, whether you like it or not.

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Vic Gundotra, Senior VP of Google+, exits stage left

He leaves no word on where he's headed next.

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Google Music lets you update your library through Chrome

Now you don't have to bother with installing the Music Manager app to get new music uploaded into your library in the cloud.

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Samsung adds the Galaxy Camera 2 to its hefty gadget lineup

The second-generation Android-powered point-and-shoot features a 16.3-megapixel camera sensor, 4.8-inch touchscreen, and Android 4.3.

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Google's next big thing could be coming to a home near you

With home automation becoming more commonplace these days, Google may be planning to enter the scene with its own service.

Roku app gets updated to stream video from your Android device to your TV

No need to curse the lack of DLNA -- streaming video is on its way!